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Walking speed could be a new indicator of health

Walking speed is making strides toward becoming a key metric of a person's health with the launch of the 6th Vital Sign, a first-of-its kind study being conducted by the Duke Clinical Research Institu...

Fampridine Improves Walking Ability, Speed, Function in MS

The largest and longest trial of the drug to date, ENHANCE, confirms and expands on the utility of fampridine to improve walking speed, as well as mobility and functional measures, researchers say. ...

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Hamper Seniors' Walking Ability

TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 -- Older adults who develop atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm irregularity, may be more prone to walking problems -- including reduced speed, strength and balance, a ne...

Irregular heart rhythm may affect walking, strength in older adults

When people over age 70 develop atrial fibrillation, the most common type of irregular heartbeat, it accelerates age-related declines in walking speed, strength, balance and other aspects of physical ...

Frailty predicts fracture risk in older adults

In older adults, frailty and even “prefrailty” is a predictor of future fractures, according to a recent meta-analysis.Gotaro Kojima, MD, of Japan Green Medical Centre in London, analyzed data fro...

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In PD, Difficulty Walking May Be Due to Impaired Decision-Making

When people with Parkinson's disease (PD) have difficulty walking, their problem isn't walking itself, it's walking without having enough sensory information, according to a new study. Reuters Healt...

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Comprehensive quantitative investigation of arm swing during walking at various speed and surface slope conditions.

Previous studies have shown that inclusion of arm swing in gait rehabilitation leads to more effective walking recovery in patients with walking impairments. However, little is known about the correct...

Improvement of walking abilities in femoral amputees with a distal weight bearing implant.

Following a transfemoral (TF) amputation, the ability to walk with a prosthesis is the main objective of rehabilitation. The achieved speed of walking is considered a determining factor in the amputee...

Treadmill walking is not equivalent to overground walking for the study of walking smoothness and rhythmicity in older adults.

Treadmills are appealing for gait studies, but some gait mechanics are disrupted during treadmill walking. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of speed and treadmill walking on walkin...

Dalfampridine Effects Beyond Walking Speed in Multiple Sclerosis.

Dalfampridine extended release (ER) improves walking in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), as demonstrated by walking speed improvement. This exploratory study evaluated treatment effects of dalfamp...

Rising Energetic Cost of Walking Predicts Gait Speed Decline With Aging.

Slow gait is a robust biomarker of health and a predictor of functional decline and death in older adults, yet factors contributing to the decline in gait speed with aging are not well understood. Pre...

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